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How a giant tree’s death sparked the conservation movement 160 years ago

Originally posted on LEARN FROM NATURE:
Today marks the 160th anniversary of a seminal, but largely forgotten moment in the history of the conservation movement. The Guardian’s Leo Hickman reports On Monday, 27 June, 1853, a giant sequoia – one of the…

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To manage or not to manage‏

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Game season for deer

Today the shooting season begins for female red, roe, fallow and sika deer in Scotland. The season begins ten days later in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. For male deer, the season is months away. Deer are gorgeous. I like … Continue reading

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